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Production Supervisor in Vaughan
Masonite Corporation

Date Posted: 9/8/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Our vision is to be the best provider of building products in the eyes of our customers, employees, shareholders, suppliers and communities.

At Masonite, we understand that people are key. We are a composite of diverse people who come together by showing support and respect to one another.

We hire people that demonstrate integrity under pressure. Integrity is at the foundation of everything we do. It is in each door we make, in our commitment delivery and in our honest and sincere communication.

Our employees are flexible, versatile and resilient. Our ability to weather any storm, to bend without breaking, is what allows us to hear the knock and open the door with confidence, no matter what's on the other side.

At Masonite, we hold the door open for each other and for new ideas. We want everyone to freely contribute ideas and add value, so we are positive and encouraging. This collaborative environment is what makes Masonite a transparent, fair company- one that doesn't hide behind closed doors.

We continuously strive to improve both our products and our customers' experiences. This drive leads us to revolutionize the door industry and help people walk through walls.

Responsibilities

Are you an experienced supervisor with the ability to provide hands on guidance in the manufacturing field? If so, you’re what Masonite needs!

 At Masonite, we believe every door is a connection, and we’ve been building better ones for more than 80 years. Still we continue to evolve. Today we’re meeting new market demands, and applying research with the latest technologies to accelerate innovation and expand our offerings. Additional information about Masonite can be found at www.masonite.com.

 We are looking for a “hands on” manufacturing supervisor who is a proven leader and mentor.  Qualities we look for are: problem solving skills, someone that promotes safe work environment, supervises while remaining in line with the collective agreement, utilizes resources (HR, HSE, Quality, Purchasing), and can motivate while assess/understand/utilize their staff’s strengths & weaknesses, attendance management.

You will oversee plant activities, supervise the overall production and delegate work assignments to ensure all key performance indicators (KPIs) are identified, structured and add ressed.  Use production boards to keep employees enlightened and informed of the department performance against standards, working with them to correct deficiencies.

 Part of your job will be to administer labor contract, plant rules and other policies and procedures in a fair and equitable manner.  Facilitate Gemba walks out on the plant floor, monitoring machine center performance to ensure optimum efficiencies, a practice used by Lean Leaders, and participate in Tier  meetings with senior leadership using appropriate decision making tools gaining approval before implementing decisions or changes.

Key deliverables:

  •  Safety: enforce safety practices, tolerance to zero attitude, maintain safety engagement
  • Quality: understand the standards & requirements, work with precision and attention to details
  • Delivery: Just in time production strategy
  • Inventory: Manage the inventory, be aware of the inventory
  • Productivity: measure the efficiency of the employees, equipment and overall cost efficiency
  • Build employees trust: By knowing when to be transparent and when to listen and when to follow up to settle employee concerns.
  • Working knowledge of union environment: disciplinary measures processes, management rights, shop stewards responsibilities and overtime distribution.
Qualifications
  • Minimum of 5 years leadership experience in a team-based Lean Manufacturing environment required, experience working in a unionized environment preferred;
  • College or Bachelor’s Degree in a related field is preferred or the combination of High School degree with several years of experience in a supervisory role.
  • Must be computer literate and proficient in MS Office, Excel, Outlook. Previous exposure to Kronos as Time Management tool is an asset.

Highlights:

  • Hands-on experience implementing Lean Manufacturing process systems
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Reliable with high integrity and strong work ethic
  • Self motivated with a results driven approach
  • Excellent problem solving skills